When John Gibbons was born in 1776, in Spalding, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Gibbons, was 33 and his mother, Mary Broom, was 28. He married Frances Atkin on 20 July 1800, in Spalding, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 13 March 1840, at the age of 64.
English (Lancashire): variant of Gibbon , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.
Irish (Mayo): in Ireland, the name is frequent and has been Gaelicized as Mac Giobúin. It is also found as a variant of Fitzgibbon .